Published On: Fri, Feb 9th, 2018

Canadian bystander shot in Cancun: 680 News

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A Canadian bystander was hospitalized with gunshot wounds after a shooting in a suburb of Cancun six days ago, according to a report by

680 News reports the man was caught in the crossfire between police and a vehicle that was fleeing the area. The vehicle crashed into a roundabout and one of the men running from the car was arrested.

On Sunday Feb. 4, Global Affairs Canada confirmed to CityNews that a Canadian citizen was hospitalized in Mexico following a shooting.

In a statement to CityNews, the Global Affairs spokesperson said “consular officials in Mexico are in contact with local authorities and are providing consular services to the Canadian and the family.To protect the privacy of the individual concerned, further details cannot be released.‎‎”




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